Friday, April 21, 2017

Original Cocktail: the Dimmitazza




The main ingredient in this fruity, refreshing, and extremely brunch-appropriate cocktail is a spirit called Dimmi Liquore di Milano. Floral with a big hit of stonefruit, Dimmi is a blend of neutral grain spirit (basically a wheat vodka) and Nebbiolo grappa. It's infused with a variety of botanicals including wormwood, vanilla and rhubarb. At 35% this is a versatile spirit to play around with in low alcohol cocktails, but it's also pleasant served chilled on its own. 

-Dimmitazza-


1.5 oz Dimmi Liquore di Milano
.5 oz hibiscus liqueur (I use Fruitlab) 1.5 oz fresh grapefruit juice

1.5-2 oz Cava or Prosecco
Shake everything but the sparkling wine and strain into a rocks glass. Top with Cava/Prosecco, about 1.5oz or so. Garnish with a cherry.

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